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Utah child dies after being crushed by trailer ramp

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah officials say a child has died after being crushed by a trailer ramp. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office says the 8-year-old child had been climbing on a steel ramp to a “snowmobile-type” trailer in Cove Monday before it pinned the child to the ground. Emergency […]

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Sevier County Search and Rescue Rescues Injured Paraglider

The Sevier County Search and Rescue team was called to assist a man that was injured in a paragliding accident on Friday. According to a report from Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis Nathan LeFevers, 34, of Oklahoma was paragliding when he slammed into the rocky cliffs of Glen-Anna Hill east […]

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Stricter polygamy measure among 400 new Utah laws

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new Utah measure that ramps up punishments for some polygamists is just one of the more than 400 new state laws that take effect Tuesday. Other laws that are set to take effect include a measure that adds requirements for abortion providers and one […]

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Car driver dead in multi-vehicle crash on I-80 in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says one person is dead after multi-vehicle crash overnight on Interstate 80. Troopers tell KSL-TV (http://bit.ly/2qXFJhg ) that a car heading west sideswiped a box truck about 3 a.m. Tuesday about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of the Utah-Nevada Nevada state […]

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Teen held on murder charge in recorded death of Utah girl

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah teenager is jailed on a murder charge after he allegedly recorded the death of a 16-year-old girl found hanged from a tree in Payson Canyon over the weekend. Utah County sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon tells the Salt Lake Tribune http://bit.ly/2pfU9fE that […]

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Zinke questions monument status as way to save sacred land

BLANDING, Utah (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he’s a “Teddy Roosevelt Republican” who values national monuments. But as he tours America’s newest and most hotly contested monument, he questions whether the monument designation by the federal government was the right way to preserve sacred tribal lands. Zinke […]

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Man rescued from mine shaft using rope and pulley system

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video shows how a man was rescued from a mine shaft where he spent the night after falling down about 90 feet while riding his off-road vehicle. The footage shows the man climbing out of the large dirt hole Sunday using a rope and […]

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Judge: Suspect in girl’s shooting to be tried in adult court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge has ruled that a teenager charged with helping his friend plot to kill a 14-year-old girl will be tried in adult court. Juvenile Court judge Angela Fonnesbeck said Monday that while the evidence shows that the teen didn’t shoot Deserae Turner, he […]

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US Interior secretary to get aerial tour of Utah monument

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is getting a bird’s-eye view of one of America’s newest national monuments on Monday as he flies over the 1.3 million-acres Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. Zinke and Utah’s governor are scheduled to spend the morning touring Bears […]

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Crews rescue man who fell into mine shaft with vehicle

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Emergency crews rescued a man who fell into a mine shaft when he was riding an off-road vehicle in Toole County. KUTV reports that the man was riding a utility task vehicle, commonly known as a UTV, early Sunday in the Five Mile Pass area […]

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